HOMICIDE detectives are investigating the death of a two-year-old girl whose body was found at a home in Victoria’s north-west yesterday afternoon, just hours after she was reported missing.
Dozens of police and SES volunteers were called to the Oram Ct home in Mildura at around 3.15pm after the toddler’s family had reported her missing.
The search was short lived after after little girl was found deceased at the home just after 5.30pm.
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It remains unclear how she died, with police remaining tight-lipped on the investigation which is now being headed by the state’s Homicide Squad.
“The circumstances surrounding the girl’s death are being investigated and Homicide Squad detectives have been notified,” police said in a brief statement.